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GC-EDUC

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Course outline
  • Qualification
    Graduate Certificate in Education
  • Duration

    Duration

    6 months full-time
  • Credit

    Credit

    100
  • CRICOS

    CRICOS

    102809K
  • Location

    Location

    Curtin Perth
Course outline

Deadlines for applying direct to Curtin

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Special Study Period 4, 2023

11 September 2023

Applications now closed!

Special Study Period 1, 2024

7 August 2023

Applications now closed!

Special Study Period 2, 2024

4 March 2024

Applications now closed!

Special Study Period 3, 2024

Applications now open!

8 August 2024

Special Study Period 4, 2024

9 September 2024

7 November 2024

Course outline

Outline

Outline

The Graduate Certificate in Education allows postgraduate students from a variety of disciplines to advance their knowledge and skills in the field of education. This flexible program allows you to choose course content that aligns to your interests and career aspirations. It covers fundamental understandings about learning and teaching in different contexts. By selecting course content with a specific area of educational focus, you will be well-placed to utilise this qualification to move onto further study in education, including seeking qualification as a school teacher. Customised programs for cohorts of students are also available.

What you'll learn

  • apply discipline knowledge to curriculum and learning design, assessment and evaluation.
  • communicate in different pedagogical modalities to promote active and engaging learning experiences that meet the needs of diverse learners in specific contexts.
  • develop culturally competent, ethical and sustainable practices to create positive learning environments in the educational workplace.

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Specifically, applicants require a Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline OR a minimum of a Diploma level qualification combined with relevant professional experience.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.5

Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

Australian and New Zealand student indicative fees

2024 Fee year:

$2,200*

Commonwealth supported

Commonwealth supported

$10,170*

Domestic

Domestic

Fees are indicative first year only and are subject to passage of legislation.

*The indicative first-year fee is calculated on 200 credit points, which is the typical full-time study load per year, however some courses require additional study to be completed, in which case the fee will be higher than that shown.

This fee is a guide only. It may vary depending on the units you choose and does not include incidental fees (such as lab coats or art supplies) or the cost of your textbooks – visit other fees and charges for more information. For more information on fees and to determine your eligibility for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP, please visit fee basics or the Study Assist website

To be eligible for the Commonwealth supported fee:

  • Australian citizens must complete some of their course of study while residing in Australia.
  • Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens must be residing in Australia for the entire course.

For further information on eligibility please refer to the Australian Government Study Assist website.

If you’re not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, please see information for international students.

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

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Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2023

Special Study Period 4
  • On campus
  • Online

2024

Special Study Period 1
  • On campus
  • Online
Special Study Period 2
  • On campus
  • Online
Special Study Period 3
  • On campus
  • Online
Special Study Period 4
  • On campus
  • Online

2025

Special Study Period 1
  • On campus
  • Online

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

Please review information on how to apply for the campus of your choice

Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

  • The offering information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

    The information on this page may be subject to change. In particular, Curtin University may change the content, method or location of delivery or tuition fees of courses.

    While Curtin uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information provided on this page is accurate and up to date, errors and omissions sometimes occur. Curtin makes no warranty, representation or undertaking (expressed or implied) nor does it assume any legal liability (direct or indirect) for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information.

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  • Curtin course code: GC-EDUC
  • CRICOS code: 102809K
  • Last updated on: 14 June 2024

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